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Chicago Skateboarding

Skateboarding Is Still a Crime, But the Sport Is Admirable

Laura Beth Nielsen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago
Laura Beth Nielsen

As any soccer, basketball or football mom knows, having two kids who practice the sport means I've spent lots of time in skate parks all around the United States and parts of Europe. And what I observe is a sport practiced by dedicated and enthusiastic young people who should be admired, not scorned.

WATCH: Skateboarders Skate, Illegally, On Lake Michigan Breakers

Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

A duo of adventurous Chicago skateboarders weary of the city's land-based skating venues took their show to a new, dangerous and very illegal location...